Research IT, Portal FAQ

Support article for the Research IT Portal including FAQs. The Research IT Portal - Find technology tools, training, and support from all across campus. Research IT provides this catalog to assist researchers in locating technology resources.
How can I access the Research IT Portal?
I have a question about the site, who best to contact?

Select a support contact option on the website:

Where do I get more information about Research compliance classes?

Please visit the "Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation (OVCRI) website at:

What is the purpose of the Research IT Portal?

The mission of the Research IT Portal is to be a one-stop solution for researchers and those who support research to efficiently and effectively find, access, and utilize technology resources, services, training, and support. The portal has been developed in response to the need identified across campus to connect researchers to resources.

The Research IT Portal is a partnership between Technology Services, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), the School of Information Sciences (iSchool), the University Library, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation (OVCRI).

How do I search for IT Training options?

Enter your search into the "Search Resources" at the top of each page:

What information is included in the Portal?

The Research IT Portal has resources in the following categories:
  • Backup & Storage
  • Consulting & Support
  • Data
  • Instrument
  • Networking & Security
  • Programming
  • Research Computing
  • Software
  • Training Event
  • Training Online
  • Web Publishing & Communication. 
The Portal includes resources and training opportunities throughout the University

Can UIC and UIS campuses use the Portal?

Yes, the Research IT Portal is available for all to use.  We expect available resources to grow and reach all three campuses.

What is Research IT?

Research IT as a group aims to bridge any gaps that may exist between researchers and the technology that enables research. Research IT partners with units, researchers, and IT Professionals to provide the best possible collaborations to assist research. We can consult to learn about your research, discover your technology needs, and put you in contact with the appropriate services, resources, and professionals.

Who is the Research IT Portal service owner?

Amy Hovious

KeywordsPortal, Research IT, Research, Training, Calendar, Events, OVCR, OVCRI, Backup and Storage, Consulting, Support, Data, Instrument, Research Computing, Programming, Software   Doc ID80671
OwnerResearch I.GroupUniversity of Illinois Technology Services
Created2018-03-07 08:48:25Updated2020-08-24 19:12:49
SitesUniversity of Illinois Technology Services
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